High Court Urged To Clarify Standard For Retaliation Claims

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A Texas sales manager whose retaliation claims against the radio station where she formerly worked were ruled invalid by the Fifth Circuit has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether a jury or the courts should determine if an employer's actions are retaliatory and could dissuade an employee from filing a discrimination claim.

Corina T. Allen argues in her June 24 petition for certiorari that appeals courts nationwide have long been sharply divided over the question of whether retaliation claims should be evaluated by a jury or the courts and that the...
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